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  • High school girls basketball: McHenry falls to Hononegah

    HUNTLEY – The McHenry girls basketball team nearly scored as many points in the first half of their second game of the season against Hononegah as the ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 10:37 pm
  • High school girls basketball: McHenry beats Woodstock North in OT

    The McHenry girls basketball team opened its season Tuesday with a 43-40 overtime victory over Woodstock North in Fox Valley Conference crossover play ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 10:32 pm
  • High school boys bowling roundup: Woodstock co-op defeats Marengo

    Zach Myers bowled a three-game series of 674 Tuesday to lead the Woodstock co-op boys bowling team to a nonconference win over Marengo, 2,848-2,639, a ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 9:13 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Fox Valley Valley Division preview capsules

    Valley DivisionCary-GroveCoach: Rod Saffert, ninth seasonLast year’s record: 18-12 overall, 6-6 FVC ...
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 9:07 pm
  • High school girls swimming: McHenry's Lange qualifies for state in 500 freestyle

    Lake Forest Sectional: McHenry’s Hannah Lange qualified in the 500 freestyle with a second-place finish in 5:09.93, about two-tenths under the state c ...
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 9:46 pm
  • Boys bowling: McHenry rallies past Libertyville

    McHenry dropped the first game in boys bowling against Libertyville on Friday, 898-882, but rallied back to earn a nonconference win, 2,857-2,715, at ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 9:11 pm
  • High school baseball: McHenry sophomore Miller commits to Louisville

    McHenry sophomore Bobby Miller had plenty of time to visit schools and entertain other offers for baseball scholarships.
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 8:23 pm
  • High school volleyball: McHenry's Zoe Lindsey finds match in New Orleans

    McHenry senior Zoe Lindsey went through the recruitment process for months before finding just the right place.
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 11:47 pm
  • Illinois high school girls cross country finals: Jacobs' Van Vlierbergen 2nd, Marengo's Allen 4th

    PEORIA – Jacobs’ Lauren Van Vlierbergen knew two things that were not going to happen in the final mile of the Class 3A girls race.PEORIA – Jacobs’ La ...
    Nov. 8, 2014 - 6:28 pm
  • Illinois high school boys cross country finals: McHenry's Reiser wins historic title

    PEORIA – McHenry’s Jesse Reiser realized there could be only one truly satisfying ending to his cross country season.PEORIA – McHenry’s Jesse Reiser r ...
    Nov. 9, 2014 - 12:14 pm
  • Illinois high school cross country finals: McHenry's Jesse Reiser wins title, Jacobs' Van Vlierbergen 2nd

    PEORIA – McHenry's Jesse Reiser spent all season with the pressure of being the favorite to win the Class 3A boys cross country title.
    Nov. 8, 2014 - 5:22 pm
  • High school boys cross country: Huntley's Seth Conroy runner of week

    Athlete of the WeekSeth ConroyHuntley, jr.Conroy took fourth in the Class 3A St. Charles East Sectio ...
    Nov. 6, 2014 - 5:30 pm
  • High school cross country: McHenry County state qualifiers

    State Schedule Class 1A girls, 9 a.m.Class 1A boys, 10 a.m.Class 2A girls, 11 a.m.Class 2A boys, noo ...
    Nov. 6, 2014 - 3:25 pm
  • High school cross country: McHenry's Reiser prepared as favorite to win 3A race

    No one can predict precisely how the Class 3A boys race will unfold at 2 p.m. Saturday, but McHenry coaches are confident senior Jesse Reiser can hand ...
    Nov. 7, 2014 - 12:17 am
  • Cross country: Reiser wins, McHenry boys headed to state from Class 3A Schaumburg Sectional

    ELK GROVE VILLAGE – McHenry’s Jesse Reiser picked up another Class 3A Schaumburg Sectional cross country championship, a Busse Woods course record and ...
    Nov. 1, 2014 - 9:45 pm
  • On Campus: No. 1 Minnesota St. women's soccer has McHenry County flavor

    Long before Crystal Lake South graduate Jessica Taldone became a graduate assistant coach for Minnesota State University’s women soccer program, she k ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 5:21 pm
  • Inside Boys Cross Country: Johnsburg's Matt Stelmasek Athlete of Week

    Athlete of the WeekMatt StelmasekJohnsburg, jr.Stelmasek finished third in the Class 1A Winnebago Re ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 4:36 pm
  • Inside Girls Cross Country: Harvard's Jordan Peterson OK after scare

    Athlete of the WeekLauren OpatrnyMcHenry, sr.Opatrny took fourth in the Class 3A Palatine Sectional ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 4:25 pm
  • High school volleyball: Crystal Lake Central beats McHenry in battle of Brunstrums

    For the two coaches in the first of Tuesday’s two Class 4A regional semifinal volleyball matches, the team on the other side of the court was a famili ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 8:34 am
  • High school volleyball: McHenry advances to regional semifinals

    The Class 4A Prairie Ridge Volleyball Regional began with two matches Monday night, with Fox Valley Conference teams McHenry and Prairie Ridge advanci ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:08 pm
  • High school football: Jacobs beats McHenry, becomes playoff-eligible

    McHENRY – Coach Bill Mitz knew to expect the unexpected against McHenry. His Jacobs Golden Eagles needed one win for playoff eligibility, and the Warr ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 11:44 pm
  • Girls Swimming Roundup: Crystal Lake co-op defeats Woodstock co-op

    The Crystal Lake co-op girls swimming team defeated Woodstock co-op, 108-54, in a Fox Valley Conference dual meet Thursday in Woodstock.
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 10:00 pm
  • High school volleyball roundup: Alden-Hebron beats Faith Lutheran

    The Alden-Hebron girls volleyball team won in three sets to avenge an early-season loss to Faith Lutheran, 24-26, 25-21, 26-24 in Northeastern Athleti ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 9:37 pm
  • High School Football: Ask Joe special online edition

    You have questions, I try to have answers.This week, the “Ask Joe” tweets were overflowing with good ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 5:49 pm
  • High school boys soccer: Crystal Lake South, Cary-Grove advance to regional final

    ALGONQUIN – After allowing a goal that he felt as though he should have saved, Crystal Lake South senior goalkeeper Dalton Kause wanted to make amends ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 12:17 am
  • High school girls volleyball roundup: Dundee-Crown beats Jacobs

    The Dundee-Crown girls volleyball team rebounded from an opening set loss to defeat Jacobs in three sets, 11-15, 25-19, 26-24, to win in FVC Valley Di ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 10:27 pm
  • High school soccer insider: Woodstock North's Alejandro Miranda player of the week

    Player of the WeekAlejandro Miranda, sr., midfielder, Woodstock NorthMiranda scored four goals in th ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 5:40 pm
  • CL South wins FVC boys meet; CL Central wins girls

    CARY – The first hint that something special was brewing for Crystal Lake South’s boys cross country team came near the end of the summer during a tim ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 6:18 pm
  • High school football: Huntley beats McHenry

    HUNTLEY – John Hart wasn’t a very happy man Friday night, considering he had just won seven games in a season for the first time as Huntley’s head coa ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 10:59 pm
  • Boys high school cross country insider: Johnsburg's Noah Miller runner of week

    Athlete of the WeekNoah MillerJohnsburg, SeniorMiller took fourth in 15:13.4 to lead the Skyhawks to ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 5:13 pm
  • High school swimming: Huntley defeats McHenry

    The Huntley girls swimming team defeated McHenry, 101-68, in Fox Valley Conference action Thursday in McHenry. For the Red Raiders, Lindsay Ferguson w ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 10:33 pm
  • High school volleyball roundup: Crystal Lake South sweeps Huntley

    The Crystal Lake South girls volleyball team defeated Huntley in straight sets 25-20, 25-18 in Fox Valley Conference Valley Division play Thursday in ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 10:29 pm
  • High school football: Week 8 preview capsules

    Big Northern Conference East DivisionJohnsburg (6-1, 5-0) at Burlington Central (5-2, 5-0)When: 7:15 ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 8:06 pm
  • Girls tennis: Fewer McHenry County players will make state

    One thing is almost certain heading into girls tennis sectional tournaments Friday and Saturday: Not as many local players will be making it to state ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 12:29 am
  • Boys high school cross country: McHenry's Jesse Reiser commits to Illinois

    McHenry senior Jesse Reiser has friends at the University of Illinois. Lots of friends. Reiser spent ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 10:14 pm
  • High school boys soccer roundup: Woodstock North beats Crystal Lake Central

    The Woodstock North boys soccer team defeated Crystal Lake Central, 5-4, behind four goals from senior midfielder Alejandro Miranda in Fox Valley Conf ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 10:37 pm
  • Northwest Herald Football Player of the Week candidates

    Nick Brengman, Johnsburg, QBBrengman completed 12 of 15 passes for 203 yards and one touchdown as th ...
    Oct. 11, 2014 - 7:38 pm
  • McHenry offense doesn't stop in win over Dundee-Crown

    CARPENTERSVILLE – The numbers don’t tell the whole story. McHenry’s running game was, without a doub ...
    Oct. 11, 2014 - 6:49 pm
  • Prep Roundup: Only one upset on first day of FVC girls tennis tourney

    All seeded players advanced out of pool play to the championship bracket at the Fox Valley Conference Girls Tennis Tournament played at District 155 s ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 10:28 pm
  • MCC No. 2 doubles team earns shot at Region IV tennis title

    At Dixon, McHenry County College tennis players Allyson Pietrusiak and Lauren Edwards, seeded fifth at No. 2 doubles for the NJCAA Region IV Tournamen ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 6:52 pm
  • Boys cross country insider: Huntley's Keagan Smith runner of the week

    Athlete of the WeekKeagan SmithHuntley, JuniorSmith finished second at the Peoria Central Invitation ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 5:36 pm
  • Swimming roundup: Jacobs co-op beats Woodstock co-op

    At Woodstock, Izzy Bavaro won the 100 meter freestyle (57.21) and 100 backstroke (1:03.94) to lead the Jacobs co-op girls swimming team to a 105-59 wi ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 10:36 pm
  • Boys soccer roundup: Crystal Lake South beats Huntley

    At Crystal Lake, the Crystal Lake South boys soccer team defeated Huntley, 3-1, to win the Fox Valley Conference Valley division title outright. Senio ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 10:39 pm
  • Prep volleyball roundup: Marian Central tops St. Viator

    At Arlington Heights, junior outside hitter Rachel Giustino recorded 10 kills and added 15 digs to lead the Marian Central girls volleyball team to a ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 10:20 pm
  • Marian Central sends three golfers to sectional

    Three Marian Central girls golfers advanced to next week's Warren sectional after finishing in the top-10 individuals not on the top three teams at th ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 8:03 pm
  • Cross country roundup: McHenry boys win quadrangular

    McHenry won two Fox Valley Conference Valley Division boys cross country duals at the Cary-Grove Quadrangular, beating the Trojans, 17-42, and Huntley ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 11:13 pm
  • Volleyball roundup: Marian Central beats Fenwick

    Marian Central improved to 3-1 in the East Suburban Catholic Conference with a 25-18, 25-20 win against Fenwick on Tuesday.
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 9:09 am
  • Prep Zone: McHenry softball's Mattson, Huntley soccer's Hecht go D-I

    The Austin Peay softball coaching staff missed seeing McHenry senior Carly Mattson playing in a tournament in Georgia over the summer, so they did her ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 7:51 pm
  • Ethan Farnam 2nd at McHenry Regional, leads Prairie Ridge golfers into sectional

    McHENRY – Prairie Ridge’s Ethan Farnam reached into his bag, grabbed for a refreshment and calmly sipped a drink in between shots during Tuesday’s Cla ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 10:52 pm
  • Inside Boys Golf: Huntley's Jake Grabner Athlete of Week

    Athlete of the Week JAKE GRABNERHuntley, jr.Grabner has come up big in Huntley’s 18-hole tournaments ...
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 7:50 pm
  • Inside Boys Soccer: Marian Central's Meintz Athlete of the Week

    Athlete of the WeekBEAU MEINTZMarian Central, sr., DMeintz is the captain of a Marian Central defens ...
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 7:37 pm
  • Football insider: Left side of Crystal Lake Central line was dominant

    Northwest Herald Power Rankings1. Cary-Grove (6-0): The Trojans, No. 2 in The Associated Press Class ...
    Oct. 5, 2014 - 11:15 pm
  • Hanselmann, C-G rush past McHenry in homecoming win

    CARY – Part of Larkin Hanselmann’s effectiveness is the element of surprise as defenses try to deal with Cary-Grove fullback Tyler Pennington.
    Oct. 4, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • Prep Roundup: Cary-Grove just misses against girls volleyball power St. Francis

    Cary-Grove split its matches at the Mother McAuley Invitational on Friday in Chicago, defeating Lone Peak from Utah, 25-16, 25-16, and losing to St. F ...
    Oct. 3, 2014 - 9:23 pm
  • Boys cross country: McHenry's Reiser runner of the week

    Athlete of the WeekJesse ReiserMcHenry, sr.Reiser suffered two losses as a junior, at Palatine to Yo ...
    Oct. 3, 2014 - 7:25 pm
  • Girls cross country insider: Jacobs' Lauren Van Vlierbergen athlete of the week

    Athlete of the WeekLauren Van VlierbergenJacobs, sr.Van Vlierbergen won the Bartlett Invitational on ...
    Oct. 3, 2014 - 7:24 pm
  • Prep roundup: Marian Central volleyball beats Carmel in 3 sets

    Rachel Giustino and Sydney Nemtuda each had nine kills for Marian Central, which came back from a first set loss to defeat Carmel 12-25, 25-21, 25-23 ...
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 10:21 pm
  • Soccer roundup: Crystal Lake South clinches share of FVC Valley

    Crystal Lake South clinched a share of the Fox Valley Conference Valley Division boys soccer title with a 2-0 win at home against McHenry on Thursday.
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 10:19 pm
  • Prep Roundup: R-B golf, D-C tennis, Jacobs/Hampshire swimming win

    Jordan Hahn shot a 2-under 34 to help Richmond-Burton defeat Wauconda, 158-179, on Wednesday in a nonconference boys golf match at Countryside in Mund ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 10:11 pm
  • Marian Central volleyball tops McHenry

    WOODSTOCK – Both teams involved in Marian Central’s home 26-24, 25-14 win over McHenry on Wednesday night found themselves in similar situations enter ...
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 12:08 am
  • Volleyball insider: Crystal Lake Central's Jeziorowski player of week

    Player of the WeekSuzie JeziorowskiCrystal Lake Central, seniorThe Tigers' offense benefited from Je ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 7:39 pm
  • Crystal Lake Central co-op wins FVC golf title

    WOODSTOCK – With a chance to complete a perfect season within the Fox Valley Conference, the Crystal Lake Central co-op girls golf team didn’t back do ...
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 12:10 am
  • Girls Tennis Roundup: McHenry beats Woodstock North in FVC crossover

    At McHenry, the McHenry girls tennis team defeated Woodstock North, 5-2, in a Fox Valley Conference crossover dual meet. Emily Zalewski won at No. 1 s ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 11:57 pm
  • Girls Volleyball Roundup: Cary-Grove tops McHenry in FVC Valley

    At McHenry, the Cary-Grove girls volleyball team remained undefeated in the Fox Valley Conference Valley Division with a 25-14, 25-15 win against McHe ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 10:35 pm
  • Boys Soccer Roundup: Prairie Ridge edges Hampshire in OT

    At Hampshire, the Prairie Ridge boys soccer team defeated Hampshire on Tuesday with a goal from senior midfielder Nick Hoklas in the first overtime of ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • Girls golf insider: Huntley's Gillian Young athlete of the week

    Athlete of the Week Gillian YoungHuntley, sr. Young paced Huntley with a 41 in the Red Raiders’ Fox ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 5:30 pm
  • McHenry's MB combo keeps producing

    McHENRY - The game didn’t go according to plan Friday night for the McHenry football team, but it did represent another strong outing for the team’s N ...
    Sept. 28, 2014 - 10:18 am
  • Boys Soccer Roundup: Cary-Grove wins Carmel tournament

    MUNDELEIN – Cary-Grove soccer coach Mark Olson credited four of his reserves, none of whom scored goals, with turning around the Trojans' game with Ca ...
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 10:40 pm
  • Girls Volleyball: McHenry 3rd at Prospect Invitational

    The McHenry girls volleyball team went 2-3 and finished in third place at the Prospect Invitational. The Warriors got three-set wins over Lake Par and ...
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 9:49 pm
  • Girls Golf Roundup: Richmond-Burton wins Antioch Invitational

    The Richmond-Burton girls golf team won the seven-team Antioch Invitational on Saturday at Antioch Golf Club. 
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 9:47 pm
  • McHenry's Jesse Reiser runs to first Palatine Invitational title

    PALATINE – McHenry senior Jesse Reiser remembered vividly what happened in his last race at Deer Grove East Forest Preserve.
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 9:45 pm
  • Numbers game: Athletic conference realignment could continue into future

    During the early moments of the fourth quarter of an early September Fox Valley Conference Fox Division football game, Crystal Lake Central quarterbac ...
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 8:55 pm
  • Infographic: Football conference enrollment in McHenry County

    In the past year, nine area schools have announced their intentions to leave for new conferences, effective in 2016.
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 5:43 pm
  • Dominant rushing attack carries Crystal Lake South to victory over McHenry

    McHENRY –After scoring zero touchdowns in its Week 4 loss to Crystal Lake Central, Crystal Lake South worked on trying to move the ball more efficient ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 11:47 pm
  • Prep Roundup: Prairie Ridge boys golfers shoot 2-under 142, beat Hampshire

    Prairie Ridge's boys golf team shot 2 under par as a team and came within two shots of tying the school record Friday at Prairie Isle in Prairie Grove ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 10:05 pm
  • Boys cross country insider: Crystal Lake South's Miller athlete of week

    Athlete of the WeekJustin MillerCrystal Lake South, SeniorMiller, the Gators’ lone senior in their l ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 5:34 pm
  • Volleyball roundup: Huntley beats McHenry in three games

    After dropping the second set, Huntley came back to defeat McHenry, 25-13, 23-25, 25-18, in Fox Valley Conference Valley Division girls volleyball act ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 11:20 pm
  • Tennis roundup: Huntley tops McHenry

    Huntley won three of the four doubles matches at McHenry on Thursday to pull out a Fox Valley Conference Valley Division win. 
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 10:36 pm
  • Tennis roundup: Marengo tops Woodstock North

    At Marengo, the Marengo girls tennis team defeated Woodstock North 6-1 in nonconference play.Abbie V ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 10:42 pm
  • Soccer roundup: Marian Central remains undefeated in ESCC

    The Marian Central boys soccer team remained undefeated in ESCC play with a 1-0 victory over St.Viator in Arlington Heights.
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 10:40 pm
  • Tennis roundup: McHenry edges Dundee-Crown

    At McHenry, Emily Zalewski, Alyssa Das-Weeks and Emeris Raquel all won their singles matches for the Warriors in an FVC Valley victory, 4-3, over Dund ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 11:31 pm
  • Cross country roundup: Woodstock girls win Hampshire Triangular

    At Hampshire, Woodstock defeated Prairie Ridge, 24-31, and Hampshire, 25-32, at the Hampshire Triangular. Hampshire beat Prairie Ridge, 28-29.
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 11:26 pm
  • Girls Swimming: Jacobs/Hampshire defeats McHenry

    At McHenry, the Jacobs/Hampshire girls swimming team defeated McHenry, 114-55, on Monday. The Jacobs 200-yard medley relay of Isabelle Babarro, Rochel ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 10:01 pm
  • Inside Boys Soccer: Dundee-Crown's Campos player of the week

    Player of the WeekWillie CamposDundee-Crown, sr.Campos had two goals and an assist this past week fo ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 6:37 pm
  • Boys soccer roundup: CL South earns split in tourney action

    The Crystal Lake South boys soccer team went 1-1, including a 2-0 win against Hononegah and a 2-1 loss to Hersey, in the Hononegah Invite on Saturday ...
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 12:18 am
  • Northwest Herald Football Player of the Week candidates

    Anthony Binetti, Huntley, QBBinetti accounted for three of Huntley's six offensive touchdowns as the ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 7:03 pm
  • Huntley cross country wins Woodstock-Ryan Byrne Festival

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry senior Zach Weaver felt slightly out of his comfort zone when the Flight 4 race of Saturday’s Woodstock-Ryan Byrne Festival starte ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 5:51 pm
  • Big plays the key as McHenry beats Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – When the first two plays from scrimmage went for touchdowns in Friday night's Fox Valley Conference crossover between McHenry and Woodstoc ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:56 pm
  • Inside Boys Cross Country: Woodstock's Luke Beattie Athlete of the Week

    Athlete of the Week Luke Beattie Woodstock, jr. Beattie finished seventh in the Class 2A race at the ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 9:08 pm
  • On Campus: McHenry West grad Molly Machometa sets Viterbo soccer goals record

    Molly Machometa recently got a glimpse of women’s soccer history at Viterbo University. The NAIA school in La Crosse, Wisconsin, inducted former women ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 8:07 pm
  • Golf roundup: Lenzini leads Jacobs past Crystal Lake South

    At Randall Oaks in West Dundee, Jacobs' Justin Lenzini fired an even-par 35 and earned medalist honors to lead the Golden Eagles to a 147-166 Fox Vall ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 10:38 pm
  • Soccer roundup: McHenry shuts out Hampshire

    At McHenry, James Mulhall scored just five minutes into the game to help the Warriors win 2-0 in a Fox Valley Conference crossover game against Hampsh ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 10:32 pm
  • McHenry basketball dines on Olive Garden after breadstick dunking video

    MCHENRY— Coaches often preach that the hungriest team is going to win. The McHenry basketball team took that message quite literally this week.
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 6:08 pm
  • Golf roundup: Richmond-Burton girls clinch BNC East again

    The Richmond-Burton girls golf team clinched its second straight Big Northern Conference East division title with the 177-247 victory over Harvard at ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 10:08 pm
  • Tennis roundup: Cary-Grove edges Hampshire

    Cary-Grove swept the doubles and Hampshire won all of the singles matches in a Fox Valley Conference crossover win for the Trojans on Tuesday.
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 11:47 pm
  • Soccer roundup: Cary-Grove wins at Hampshire

    The Cary-Grove boys soccer team scored two first-half goals to defeat Hampshire 2-1 in Fox Valley crossover play in Hampshire.
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 11:18 pm
  • Golf roundup: Lenzini leads Jacobs past Cary-Grove

    Justin Lenzini shot a 36 at Randall Oaks in West Dundee on Tuesday to help Jacobs to a 155-158 Fox Valley Conference Valley Division win against Cary- ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 5:21 pm
  • Crystal Lake South volleyball downs McHenry

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Last week’s loss to Cary-Grove left the Crystal Lake South volleyball team with a bad taste in their mouths. But after a nonconference ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 10:59 pm
  • Boys golf insider: Richmond-Burton remains area's top team

    Athlete of the Week Tyler Garafol, Harvard, sr. Garafol fired a 79 and took third in Saturday’s Roge ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 10:20 pm
  • Golf roundup: McHenry boys beat Crystal Lake Central

    At the McHenry Country Club, Cameron Justen shot a 1-over 36 to lead McHenry past Crystal Lake Central, 157-170, in an FVC dual. A.J. Folino also cont ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 10:30 pm
  • After slow start, McHenry offense got going

    McHENRY -- It took some time, but at least for a stretch Friday night at McCracken Field, McHenry’s offense looked like it was clicking.
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 11:25 am
  • Cross country roundup: McHenry's Jesse Reiser wins title in Peoria

    McHenry’s Jesse Reiser got another good look at a cross country course with which is quite familiar Saturday in Peoria.
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 7:44 am
  • McHenry struggles to stop DeKalb from first play

    McHENRY – On DeKalb's first play from scrimmage on Friday night at McCracken Field, Dre Brown showed a glimpse of what has made him such a sought afte ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • Girls cross country insider: Huntley's Meehleib athlete of week

    Athlete of the WeekKelly MeehleibHuntley, SeniorMeehleib has battled through injuries since a stando ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 6:58 pm
  • Boys cross country insider: Prairie Ridge's Pajak runner of the week

    Athlete of the WeekFilip PajakPrairie Ridge, SophomorePajak won at the Horlick (Wis.) Rebel Invitati ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 6:43 pm
  • Tennis roundup: Hampshire edges Huntley

    At Hampshire, Hannah Houghland won at No. 1 singles, 6-0, 6-0, for the Whip-Purs in a 4-3 Fox Valley Conference crossover win against Huntley. Also fo ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 11:06 pm
  • Boys soccer: Crystal Lake South beats Woodstock North

    At Crystal Lake, sophomore forward Andrew Grabowski scored twice in the second half to lead the Gators to a 4-2 Fox Valley Conference crossover win ag ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 10:48 pm
  • Volleyball roundup: Dundee-Crown tops McHenry

    At McHenry, junior outside hitter Gina Pagano recorded 12 digs for the Chargers in a 25-19, 25-17 Fox Valley Conference Valley Division win.
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 10:31 pm
  • Crystal Lake Central doubles pair comes back to beat Marian

    CRYSTAL LAKE – After losing the first set, 6-1, Crystal Lake Central’s Maddie Fox and Carley George were not in panic mode against Marian Central sist ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 12:15 am
  • Swimming roundup: McHenry falls in dual

    Belvidere Co-op 81, McHenry 72: At McHenry, Hannah Lange won the 200-yard freestyle in 2:03.77 and was second in the 500 freestyle (5:28.07) for the W ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 11:01 pm
  • Tennis roundup: Dundee-Crown tops Huntley

    Dundee-Crown opened up its Fox Valley Conference Valley Division season with a 4-3 win at Huntley on Tuesday. 
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 10:59 pm
  • Cross country roundup: McHenry boys sweep pair of match ups

    The McHenry boys cross country team won both of its matches at the Dundee-Crown Triangular at Randall Oaks in West Dundee.
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 10:52 pm
  • Craig leads Huntley boys golf past Crystal Lake South

    At Huntley's Pinecrest Golf Club, senior Trent Craig shot a 2-under 34 to earn medalist honors as Huntley beat Crystal Lake South, 154-168. Jake Grabn ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 10:18 pm
  • Tennis roundup: McHenry singles sweep matches in win over Rockford Lutheran

    At McHenry, the Warriors got wins from all three of their singles in a 4-3 win over Rockford Lutheran. Emily Zalewski (No. 1) won 6-3, 6-3, Carol Vo ( ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 9:51 pm
  • Volleyball roundup: Marian Central cruises past Aurora Christian

    At Aurora, Marian Central got its first victory of the season, defeating Aurora Christian in straight games, 2-0 (25-12, 25-15). McKayla Wuensch and K ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 9:46 pm
  • Inside Boys Soccer: Cary-Grove atop power rankings

    Player of the WeekLuis Lemus, so., forward, Cary-GroveLemus scored a goal in two of Cary-Grove's thr ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 5:18 pm
  • Boys soccer roundup: C-G defeats Grant in tourney final

    At Fox Lake, Cary-Grove defeated Grant, 3-1, to take first place in the Grant Invitational. Luis Lemus and John O’Brien gave the Trojans a two-goal le ...
    Sept. 7, 2014 - 12:21 am
  • Pop Quiz

    Mike VelazquezMarian CentralFootballSenior1. What song’s on your iPod that people wouldn’t expect is ...
    Sept. 7, 2014 - 12:06 am
  • McHenry's Reiser wins CLS Cross Country Invitational

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Contrary to how it looks near the finish line, Jesse Reiser actually enjoys company during races.
    Sept. 7, 2014 - 12:03 am
  • Musick: Marian Central beats McHenry in rivalry game, right?

    McHENRY - The trash talk started on social media well before kickoff.Marian Central didn't like McHe ...
    Sept. 6, 2014 - 12:51 am
  • Cross Country Insider: McHenry boys, Jacobs girls top power rankings

    Boys Cross Country Athlete of the WeekJack BeckerCrystal Lake South, FreshmanBecker made his name kn ...
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 4:02 pm
  • Tennis roundup: Cary-Grove moves to 3-0

    At Cary, Rachel Langner and Ali Sturtecky won at No. 1 doubles, 6-1, 6-3, as the Trojans defeated McHenry, 4-3, in Fox Valley Conference Valley Divisi ...
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • Golf roundup: Richmond-Burton's Betke leads Rockets to triangular win

    At Boone Creek in Bull Valley, Richmond-Burton's Blake Betke returned from injury and claimed medalist honors with a 5-over-par 40 in the Rockets' win ...
    Sept. 6, 2014 - 12:42 am
  • Prep golf roundup: Richmond-Burton boys edge Marengo, stay unbeaten

    The Richmond-Burton boys golf team remained undefeated on the season Wednesday with a 162-166 win over Marengo in Big Northern Conference East Divisio ...
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 12:19 am
  • Boys soccer roundup: CL Central shuts out North Chicago at Wauconda tourney

    The Crystal Lake Central boys soccer team got goals from four different players Wednesday in its 4-0 victory over North Chicago at the Wauconda Tourna ...
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 9:51 pm
  • Volleyball roundup: Kornfeind leads McHenry past Hampshire

    Haley Kornfeind had 10 kills and 12 digs for McHenry in a 25-18, 24-26, 25-15 Fox Valley Conference crossover win on Tuesday against Hampshire. 
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 10:52 pm
  • Tennis roundup: Crystal Lake South tops McHenry

    Danielle Baietto and Anusha Subramanian won at No. 1 double for Crystal Lake South in a 5-2 Fox Valley Conference Valley Division win. 
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 10:44 pm
  • Golf roundup: Crystal Lake Central boys win

    Crystal Lake Central 162, Grayslake Central 169: At Turnberry in Lakewood, Jordan Schoenfeld shot a 1-over par 37 for the Tigers in an FVC win.
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 11:12 pm
  • Girls golf insider: Crystal Lake Central co-op opens atop power rankings

    Northwest Herald Power Rankings 1. Crystal Lake Central co-op (3-0, 1-0 FVC Fox): The Tigers look li ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 5:06 pm
  • Prairie Ridge's Pajak kicks way to runner-up at county meet

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Prairie Ridge sophomore Filip Pajak realized, like the other competitors, coaches and fans, that second place would be about as good as ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 11:36 pm
  • Tennis Roundup: Crystal Lake South wins at Schaumburg

    At Schaumburg, Crystal Lake South finished first in team points with 30. Hannah Rakofsky finished 3-0 on the day, winning No. 1 singles. The No. 3 dou ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 10:02 pm
  • Golf Roundup: Ross leads McHenry at LaSalle-Peru

    LaSalle-Peru Tournament: At La Salle, Abby Ross shot a 96 to finish tied for 10th, and help McHenry finish third overall in team points.
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 9:56 pm
  • McHenry defeats Larkin soundly

    ELGIN – McHenry senior running back Alec Glauser called Saturday’s opening performance against Larkin “something we’ve never really done before as a t ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 8:53 pm
  • Soccer roundup: Crystal Lake South beats Marengo

    Andrew Grabowski scored three goals and had an assist to lead the Crystal Lake South boys soccer team to an 8-0 victory over Marengo in nonconference ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 10:39 pm
  • Golf Roundup: Jacobs boys beat Dundee-Crown

    Justin Lenzini and Billy Walker each shot 2-over-par 36s to take medalist honors and help lead the Jacobs boys golf team to the 148-162 FVC Valley vic ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 10:15 pm
  • Football preview: FVC Valley breakdown

    Players to watchMalik Dunner, Dundee-Crown, RB-WR-DB, sr.Dunner (5-foot-11, 190 pounds) did not get ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 9:14 pm
  • Football preview: McHenry

    ScheduleAug 30 @ Larkin 1:30 p.m.Sep 5 Marian Central 7:15 p.m.Sep 12 Dekalb 7:15 p.m.Sep 19 @ Woods ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 9:35 pm
  • Golf roundup: Huntley boys top McHenry

    Trent Craig shot a 1-under par 35 to lead Huntley to a 155-172 Fox Valley Conference Valley Division win against McHenry on Tuesday at Pinecrest in Hu ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 10:50 pm
  • Girls tennis roundup: Johnsburg beats Marengo

    Johnsburg opened up its move to the Big Northern Conference in girls tennis with a 5-2 win against Marengo on Tuesday in Johnsburg.
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 10:35 pm
  • Boys cross country preview: Reiser could be state's best

    McHenry senior Jesse Reiser was forewarned by his college running friends who already had gone through the recruitment process.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 12:31 am
  • 5 to watch: Boys cross country

    Luke Beattie, Woodstock, JuniorBeattie was a Northwest Herald All-Area first-team selection after ta ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 5:17 pm
  • Girls cross country: 5 to watch

    Kitty Allen, Marengo, SeniorAllen led the Indians to their fourth consecutive Big Northern Conferenc ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 5:41 pm
  • Girls Tennis: 5 to watch

    Ashley Kosy Jacobs, jr. Kosy is a two-time state qualifier and sectional champion with a 4-4 record ...
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 1:30 pm
  • Girls Swimming: 5 to watch

    Valerie Tarazi Prairie Ridge, fr.Tarazi has state cut times in seven of the eight high school events ...
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 1:30 pm
  • 2014 McHenry football preview

    A look at the 2014 McHenry football season ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 2:29 pm
  • Girls swimming: Team preview capsules

    Fox Valley ConferenceCary-GroveCoach: Scott Lattyak (fifth season)Last year: First at FVC MeetKey re ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 10:26 am
  • Golf Roundup: Wick leads Marengo boys to triangular win

    Ryan Wick shot a 2-over-par 38 to take medalist honors and lead Marengo to the nonconference triangular win over Marian Central and Belvidere North at ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 10:02 pm
  • Photos: McHenry football preview

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    Aug. 18, 2014 - 8:34 am
  • McHenry County Tennis Classic

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    July 15, 2014 - 12:35 pm
  • McHenry golfers 2nd at Rockford Pro/Am

    It’s not everyday that one gets to learn from a professional golfer. It’s also a rare occasion that someone gets to compete with and against one.
    July 15, 2014 - 10:37 am
  • Congratulations Alex Peete, October Athlete of the Month!